Person:Jacob Lemon (1)

Jacob Lemon
m. April 1758
  1. Frederick Lemon1759 - 1832
  2. Jacob Lemon1763 - 1848
  3. George Lemon, Jr.1764 - 1852
  4. Mary Lemon1767 -
  5. Conrad Lemon1770 - bef 1843
  6. Andrew Lemmon1772 -
  7. Jonathan Lemon1776 -
  8. Elizabeth Lemon1777 - 1855
m. 2 JAN 1797
  1. John Lemmon1797 -
  2. William Lemmon1799 -
  3. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Lemmon1801 -
  4. Agnes Lemmon1803 -
  5. Andrew Lemmon1805 -
  6. Susan Lemmon1806 -
  7. George Lemmon1809 - 1881
  8. James Gilliland Lemmon1811 - 1882
  9. Samuel Lemmon1814 -
Facts and Events
Name Jacob Lemon
Unknown Jacob Lemmon
Gender Male
Birth? 7 MAY 1763 Frederick County, Maryland
Marriage 2 JAN 1797 Botetourt County, Virginiato Jenny Jane Gilliland
Death? 6 NOV 1848 Botetourt County, Virginia

Jacob Lemon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Jacob Lemon in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Revolutionary Declaration - Jacob Lemon's Declaration, August 14th, 1832: Age 70; enlisted in 1780 in Augusta County in Capt. John Tate's Company; served in the Southern Army in the Regiment of Col. Howard of Maryland; was at the battle of the Cowpens. In May, 1781, he was drafted in the Company of Capt. John Dickey from Augusta and marched to Williamsburg where was Col. Hugart; was in the battle of Jamestown. In 1782 he was again drafted under Col. John Moffett, of Augusta, to guard Tiger's Valley against the Indians; marched in the Company of Capt. McKitrick.
  • Vol. 2 - Revolutionary War Service Declaration: George Lemon's Declaration, August 18th, 1832: Enlisted under Lieut. Adam Wallace in the Seventh Virginia Regiment of Col. Daingerfield or Col. Buckner; at Buford's defeat was wounded and made prisoner. Jacob Lemon testifies that he saw George march out of Staunton under Capt. Adam Wallace. (Note: George Lemon was the brother of Jacob).

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

  • Lemmon, Jacob - born 7 May 1763 in Frederick County, Maryland; moved at about age 10 to Augusta County, Virginia, where entered service 1780; entered service 1781 in Frederick county, Maryland, while visiting relatives there as substitute for Andrew Hull; returned home to Augusta County, Virginia where entered service 1781 against Indians; moved 8-9 years after Revolutionary War to Botetourt County, Virginia where received Pension 1832; died there 9 November 1848; married there 3 January 1797 to Jane Gilliland, who was born in Rockingham County, Virginia & moved to Botetourt County, Virginia, before marriage; married at her father's house on James River abt. 22 miles NE of Botetourt County Courthouse; widow received Pension abt. age 80 that County in 1852 when had 7 children, eldest in his 55th year; widow resided there 1855 when granted Bounty Land Warrant 16980. F-W3698, R1547.

Information on Jacob Lemon

7 May 1763 - 6 Nov 1848
BIRTH: 7 May 1763, Frederick Co. MD [4888]
BIRTH: 1763 [4889]
DEATH: 6 Nov 1848, Botetourt, VA [4890]
DEATH: 1848 [4891]
EVENT: Fact 1 (2): Served in the Revolutionary War [4892]
Father: George LEMMONS
Mother: Mary Elizabeth YOUNG
Family 1 : Jane GILLILAND
MARRIAGE: 2 Jan 1797, Botetourt Co. VA [17537]
Virginia LEMMONS
+Susannah Adeline Gilliland LEMMONS
+James Gilliland LEMMONS